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COVID-19: Two hundred sixty-seven new cases in B.C.

VICTORIA – As of Monday, July 26, 2021, 80.6% (3,736,651) of eligible people 12 and older in B.C. have received their first dose of COVID-19 vaccine and 61.3% (2,840,194) have received their second dose.

In addition, 81.6% (3,529,236) of all eligible adults in B.C. have received their first dose and 64.4% (2,783,587) have received their second dose.

Over a three-day period, B.C. is reporting 267 new cases of COVID-19, including one epi-linked case, for a total of 149,109 cases in the province:

* July 23-24: 94 new cases

* July 24-25: 79 new cases

* July 25-26: 94 new cases

There are currently 695 active cases of COVID-19 in the province and 146,636 people who tested positive have recovered. Of the active cases, 43 individuals are in hospital and 17 are in intensive care. The remaining people are recovering at home in self-isolation.

The new/active cases include:

* 48 new cases in Fraser Health
* Total active cases: 185

* 41 new cases in Vancouver Coastal Health
* Total active cases: 118

* 155 new cases in Interior Health
* Total active cases: 342

* five new cases in Northern Health
* Total active cases: 14

* 18 new cases in Island Health
* Total active cases: 32

* no new cases of people who reside outside of Canada
* Total active cases: four

In the last 72 hours, one new death (Northern Health) has been reported, for an overall total of 1,768.

There are three active outbreaks in:

* acute care: Laurel Place at Surrey Memorial Hospital (Fraser Health)

* long-term care: Holyrood Manor (Fraser Health) and Nelson Jubilee Manor (Interior Health)

* assisted or independent living: none

Since December 2020, the Province has administered 6,584,264 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines.

Learn More:

Detailed data is posted daily on the BC Centre for Disease Control (BCCDC) dashboard: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data
Or: www.bccdc.ca

To register to be immunized or to learn about getting your second dose, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/getvaccinated.html
Or: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/vaccine/dose-2

To learn about BC’s Restart plan, visit: https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/covid-19/info/restart

For recent modelling, visit: http://news.gov.bc.ca/files/6-28_PHO_presentation.pdf

For information on breakthrough cases, see the BCCDC weekly data summary:
http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/data#summary

For the provincial health officer’s orders and guidance, visit:
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/about-bc-s-health-care-system/office-of-the-provincial-health-officer/current-health-topics/covid-19-novel-coronavirus

For guidance on restrictions, visit:
https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/safety/emergency-preparedness-response-recovery/covid-19-provincial-support/restrictions

The latest updates, including case counts, prevention, risks and to find a testing centre near you: http://www.bccdc.ca/
Or follow @CDCofBC on Twitter.

For COVID-19 exposure events, updates and information, visit:

* BCCDC: http://www.bccdc.ca/health-info/diseases-conditions/covid-19/public-exposures

* Fraser Health: fraserhealth.ca/covid19exposure

* Interior Health: https://news.interiorhealth.ca/news/public-exposures/

* Island Health: https://www.islandhealth.ca/learn-about-health/covid-19/outbreaks-and-exposures

* Northern Health: https://www.northernhealth.ca/health-topics/outbreaks-and-exposures

* Vancouver Coastal Health: http://www.vch.ca/covid-19/public-exposures

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